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Growing up in the Blitz

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Interior of Parkstone Road Public Shelter in Peckham.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3220
Description: A shelter census in November 1940 suggested that in central London 4% of people were sheltering in the tube network, 9% in public shelters like the one shown above, 27% were taking refuge in domestic Anderson shelters and the rest were either working or were in their own homes.
Creator: Criterion Press
Date: c.1940
Credit line: Southwark Library collection.
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